Graduate Certificate in School Social Work

The Graduate Certificate in School Social Work may be used by current MSW students or MSW graduates to obtain licensure as a School Social Worker. Students seeking licensure in the State of Tennessee should contact the School of Social Work about specific state requirements including test scores. Students seeking licensure in other states should contact that state for specific requirements before selecting courses. The program requires twelve semester hours. The requirements are as follows:

  • SWRK 6937: School Social Work
  • One of the following two courses: SPED 7000: Intro to Exceptional Learners or SWRK 7517: Functional Behavioral Assessment
  • Completion of 6 semester hours in an approved school social work setting of SWRK 7051-52 OR SWRK 7053-54 OR ELC 7115.